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Bonnie Brae bed transfer poses some unsettling questions

How many times have we heard the government say it wants to deliver the right care at the right place at the right time?

That mantra may be tested if media reports are correct and the private owner of a Tavistock long-term care home gets his wish to move all 80 beds to London.

There’s much wrong with this proposal, which may explain the official silence around it.

While rumours about the transfer have circulated for months, there has been no open consultation to date by the owners or the Southwest LHIN. Residents and staff of the Centre instead discovered from the media that an application had been made directly to the Ministry of Health.

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